Latest Shale gas Stories

2013-06-04 23:03:35

A Pennsylvania couple´s appeal challenges the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection´s determination that a type of gas well drilling known as fracking did not contaminate their drinking water supply. The couple alleges that the determination is arbitrary and capricious and has no supporting scientific data or evidence to back it up. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the victims of toxic...

2013-06-03 23:04:27

New energy breakthroughs are unleashing an economic boom in the U.S. Based on a 10-year study, a new book from analysts at Crucial Trends predicts that boom will end unemployment by 2020. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Millions of Americans are still searching for work, but a new source of jobs is just over the horizon — or, literally, under our feet. According to the new book Ride the Wave, a major revolution in American energy will boost the economy and create 21.8 million...

Studying Mystery Of 'Eternal Flames'
2013-05-09 10:52:58

Indiana University "Eternal flames" fueled by hydrocarbon gas could shine a light on the presence of natural gas in underground rock layers and conditions that let it seep to the surface, according to research by geologists at the Department of Geological Sciences and the Indiana Geological Survey at Indiana University Bloomington. A little-known but spectacular flame in Erie County, N.Y., is the focus of an article in the journal Marine and Petroleum Geology, co-authored by Agnieszka...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.